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I would like to know the what compression should be on a 998 austin mini

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Cor thats a old one and iam trying to remember ,iam that old i can remember the opening of the M1 ,now if my memory serves me well then it should be about 120 lbs for a mini with a high compression engine ,use a lead additive as stelite coated valves were not introduced till quite late unlike a ford engine which had them from about 1970 .think these engine were about 8.5 or 9 to one compression ,four star petrol points gap 15th lucas plugs RN9Y 25th gap tappets 12 inlet 14 exhaust ,firing order 1342 and i never liked minis then and i still do not like them .Give me a humber hawk

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